Producer Roundtable Gathers Grower Input

On August 24th, the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides held a producer roundtable event in partnership with Purple Sage Farms in Middleton, Idaho. Attendees were representative of the food supply chain from production to consumer education and product development. Of all attendees, 60% were producers and 40% worked in other areas of the food supply chain.  Continue reading

Rachel Carson Award Winners 2016

NCAP is excited to present the Rachel Carson Award to the following individuals for each of our program areas at the 2016 Healthy Harvest Celebration on September 30. Continue reading

Back to School: Join the Call to Protect Students

(By Megan Dunn, Healthy People and Communities Program Director)  Across the country over 50 million kids are heading back to school–and they need you to advocate for healthy standards! Continue reading

A Perfect Pairing

Perched on a hill in Dundee, Oregon, Cameron Winery provided spectacular views of the valley for NCAP’s recent Dinner in the Vineyard event. Guests shared a gorgeous summer evening of wine, food and stories with their vintner hosts John Paul and Teri Wadsworth. Continue reading

Supporting Sustainable Agriculture Producers

This month, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) held a summer meeting on August 7-10 in Orono, ME. NSAC advocates for federal policy reform for the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. NCAP partners with NSAC to advocate for policies and programs that promote agricultural practices to conserve our soil, water, wildlife habitat, and energy resources. Continue reading